Today, we have another record situation that demands attention — the number of people killed in the country by guns. If the number were printed each day, growing larger each day, what a statement this would make. No story, just the number. Each day. We need this, our country needs this attention to this problem. Please do it, and ask other papers to do the same. Few things, maybe nothing else, can do more to make this much-needed statement more prominent. Maybe, just maybe, this would help rid our country of this scourge.
The editor responds: Perhaps the New York Times would be a better bet, or why not write to members of Congress, who passed up the chance to take action?
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